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Panama reports 701 new cases of COVID-19 and 7 deaths in 24 hours

Panama reports 701 new cases of COVID-19 and 7 deaths in 24 hours

There are a total of 367,007 recovered patients and 6,812 active COVID-19 cases, of which 6,383 are in home isolation.
After reporting a total of 701 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, Panama raised its number of infections to 380,207, according to the epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health.

Meanwhile, 7 new deaths were reported, totaling 6,388 deaths from this virus in the country. The case fatality rate remains at 1.7%.

11,638 new tests were carried out to detect COVID -19, for a percentage of positivity of 6%.

There are a total of 367,007 recovered patients and 6,812 active cases.

Of the total active cases, 6,383 people are in isolation, of which 6,030 are at home and 353 in hotels; while 429 patients are hospitalized, of them 372 in ward and 57 in intensive care.

Despite the fact that Panama is in the process of vaccination against COVID-19, the use of masks continues to be essential as they represent protection above 80%, says Minsa.
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